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Why Boutique Hotels Are All the Rage …

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For those who want to experience a day in the life of real New Yorker (sans an apartment with five manual key locks or poor plumbing), staying at a boutique hotel is the closest thing to authenticity. Plus, you gain instant room service and a super hip, stylistic place to … Read More

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A Drink With A View

The beautiful New York skyline at sunset.

New York’s striking skyline is instantly recognizable around the world and is a powerful symbol of its status as world’s greatest city. The Empire State Building, Chrysler Building and still-in-progress One World Trade Center are the architectural highlights, while the many bridges connecting Manhattan to Brooklyn provide another element to … Read More

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SoHo Shopping

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The neighborhoods south of Midtown have an entirely different feel than the rest of Manhattan. The skyscrapers and traffic relent once the numbered streets stop and the neighborhoods are quieter with more distinction between them. There are some cool places to visit in the area like Greenwich Village and its … Read More

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Exploring the Arts in the Bowery

The unique architectural style of the New Museum in the Bowery. Photo credit Dakota Smith.

No city has had more of an impact on contemporary culture than New York. Talented artists and authors have been flocking to the city for hundreds of years, drawn by the welcoming art scene and a city that is inspirational like no other. One of the great benefits to staying … Read More

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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade–Up Close and Personal

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The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is a nationally viewed event so cemented in the minds of American culture that people travel from all around the globe to get a glimpse of the life size balloons, floats, cheerleaders, marching bands, and Hollywood celebrities that paint this historic 2-mile route. The parade … Read More

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